Self-Directed IRA Knowledge Center

What separates us from most administrators is the incredible wealth of Self-Directed IRA Knowledge we offer!

We create our education to cover all experience levels, with educational content and events for beginners, intermediate, advanced, and creative investors alike.

Among the top reasons investors succeed is “Research, Training, and Education”, which is why we work so diligently to provide you with an ever-growing library of educational content and educational opportunities… after all, our business was founded by investors who understand the value of knowledge.

So enjoy our wealth of Self-Directed IRA Knowledge from our experts, and please let us know how we could improve our educational content or additional content we can provide!

Video Library


Click below to visit our video library for a topic of your interest. Enjoy!

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Build your knowledge of Self-Directed IRAs today. Search our database of FAQs for an answer to your question.

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How it works


Investing in Self-Directed IRAs is easier than you might think.

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Keep more of your hard earned money! Most IRA administrators charge you based on account value or number of assets. We only charge for services you use, giving you the freedom to have unlimited assets and unlimited account values for one low fee.

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Our Plans

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Self-Directed IRAs offer you the flexibility to truly diversify your portfolio and invest in what you know! Virtually any retirement plan type can be self-directed with American IRA.

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Self-Directed IRA Academy

Academy of Athens

Join our Self-Directed IRA academy for free ‘members only’ access to a robust library of our ever growing educational content including videos, PowerPoint presentations, in-depth IRA reference materials, and so much more…

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We have a robust library of articles covering a wealth of Self-Directed IRA investments options, account types, and other Self-Directed IRA topics.

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Prohibited Transactions


While Self-Directed IRAs have an abundance of options, there are some important restrictions you need to be aware of.

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Don’t take our word for it! Hear what our clients have to say about their experience with American IRA.

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Professional Providers


Consulting with professionals is the key to making sure your assets are protected. These are some professionals our clients have had success with.

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Events and Workshops


Our CEO and Senior Vice President personally host and participate in webinars, seminars, public speaking engagements at regional and national events, and private speaking engagements. American IRA events…the place where like-minded investors come together.

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